Luana Disarra Scavone

Luana focuses her practice on the evaluation, preparation, and trial of complex commercial litigation in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, including general liability, commercial liability, premise liability, professional liability, product defects, automobile torts, trucking liability, contract disputes, construction site accidents, discrimination claims, consumer protection violations, violations of the Fair Debt Collections and Credit Reporting Acts, and wrongful death actions. She has defended numerous insured private individuals, insured companies and self-insured corporations and has practiced in U.S. District Courts, Superior Courts, District Courts, the Commission Against Discrimination, Professional Licensing Boards, and Appeals Courts in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Luana has been involved in all phases of the litigation process including pleading filings, investigations, written discovery, depositions, motion practice, settlement negotiations, pretrial appearances, trial preparation, bench trials, and jury trials. She has appeared at court hearings for dispositive motions and summary judgment motions and has also represented clients in alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation and arbitration.

In July 2008 Luana completed an intensive Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Trial Advocacy Program directed by Massachusetts Superior Court Justices. She has also given presentations on the topics of Wills, Trusts and Recent Developments in the Law. Her publications include an article in May 2013, “Minimizing Realtor Liability When Listing Foreclosure Properties.”

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School, JD, 2001
  • Boston College, Carroll School of Management, BA, 1998

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • United States District Courts: District of Massachusetts, District of Rhode Island
  • United States Court of Appeals: First Circuit

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association
  • Massachusetts Association of Insurance Women, Middlesex Chapter, Director 2009-2011